The 3-step Guide to French Liaisons: When They’re Needed, Forbidden or Up to You


Sometimes it feels like French has more silent letters than pronounced ones.

Remember the first time you tripped over the word etaient (were), only to discover that it has just two syllables?

French is famous for its tricky pronunciation—and …

The Role and Controversy of the Académie Française: A French Learner’s Primer


“I would like to thank the Academy for giving me this award.”

Some people dream of strutting down the red carpet and winning “Best Actress.”

But others have a different dream:

Receiving a Grand Prix de Littérature (Grand Prize for …

100+ French Transport Vocabulary Words for Stress-free Travel


It was my first international flight.

I was headed to spend my entire summer in beautiful coastal Italy.

I remember the sinking feeling when I arrived at the airport only to find out that I’d misread my ticket and the

Want to Speak French with Confidence? 6 Top French Conversation Lesson Sites


Back in my high school days, I felt confident walking into the French classroom for a big test.

I knocked the writing section out of the park.

Reading comprehension? 100 percent.

Listening? No problem!

But then came the speaking portion.

30 French Culture Facts (With Language Tips)


You’re about to meet a French person.

The idea seems exotic and exciting… until you realize you know nothing about French people!

What will you talk about? Do you like the same things? What if you accidentally offend them?…

Learn French Writing from Your Phone: 6 Unique Apps for French Writing Practice


The app is mightier than the sword.

Did you know you can perfect your French writing skills without staring at an empty notebook or blank word processor page?

There are lots of unique French apps designed to improve your written …

The Step-by-step French Learning Guide That’s Full of Free Resources


At first, she was thrilled.

My best friend had decided to learn French.

She loved the idea that the internet is filled with free resources she could use to go full Frenchie.

She started out strong, looking up lists of …